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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    ELSYNGE, Henry (1577-1635). The Antient Method and Manner of Holding of Parliaments in England. London: S.G. for Daniel Pakeman, 1660. 8°. With A8 blank and the final blank (occasional light dustsoiling). Contemporary sheep (spine worn, lower cover detached, upper cover holding by a thread). Provenance: G.W. Prothero (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Wing E645.

    Price Realised  

    ELSYNGE, Henry (1577-1635). The Antient Method and Manner of Holding of Parliaments in England. London: S.G. for Daniel Pakeman, 1660. 8°. With A8 blank and the final blank (occasional light dustsoiling). Contemporary sheep (spine worn, lower cover detached, upper cover holding by a thread). Provenance: G.W. Prothero (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Wing E645.

    WOTTON, Sir Henry (1568-1639). Letters ... to Sir Edmund Bacon. London: By R.W. for F.T., 1661. 12°. Modern buckram. Provenance: Eliz. Twysden (contemporary signature at head of title). Wing W3644.

    SELDEN, John (1584-1654). A Brief Discourse touching the Office of Lord Chancellor of England, edited by Sir William Dugdale. London: for Thomas Lee, 1677. Engraved portrait by van Houe, with the 3 final advertisement leaves (lightly browned throughout). Contemporary sheep (rebacked, upper cover detached, corners worn). Wing S2422.

    With 9 similar works in 11 volumes including Sir Edward Coke's The Complete Copy-Holder (London, 1673) and John Britton's Britton. The Second edition (London, 1640). (14)


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